Some Things That Happened on June 28
Today is June 28, 2014. On this day in 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, officially ending World War I. (It had, of course, unofficially started precisely five years before.) Here's an hour-long video about the end of WWI:
On this day in 1997, Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield's ear during a heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas. Here's a fifty-minute video of that (warning: full of pop-up annotations/ads):
On this day in 1926, director Mel Brooks was born. He turns 88 today! Here's 35 minutes of Mel Brooks on UK TV from 1975, promoting Young Frankenstein. It's wonderful:
And, what the heck, one of the more memorable scenes from Brooks's Spaceballs:
On this day in 1966, actor John Cusack was born. In 1985, his goofball movie Better Off Dead came out, and for some reason it's available in its entirety on YouTube (complete with gratuitous Savage Steve Holland claymation starting at 53:58):
And in 2013, she recorded an 80-minute interview with Kevin Pollack:
On this day in 2014, I posted seven YouTube videos you might enjoy.